Forget popping pills – the best way to boost brainpower is to do a crossword and play sudoku

Forget popping pills – the best way to boost your brainpower is a crossword or sudokuSupplements such as fish oils and the herb gingko biloba do not prevent cognitive declineBut simple brain-training games might, say researchers who reviewed 40 years of research By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 11:53 GMT, 16 April 2013 | UPDATED: 14:09 GMT, 16 April 2013 Useless: New research says that taking pills for cognitive decline is a waste of time Supplements such as fish oils and the memory-boosting herb gingko biloba do not prevent cognitive decline, according to new research.

Fish oils could protect sunbathers from skin cancer

Popping a daily fish oil tablet could reduce the risk of SKIN CANCER Omega-3 fatty acids found to halve the negative effect sunlight can have on the immune systemBoost the body's ability to fight skin cancerBut the benefits only hold for less than 30 minutes of sun exposure at a time, warn the researchers By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 11:05 GMT, 26 February 2013 | UPDATED: 11:05 GMT, 26 February 2013 Fish oil could protect sun-worshippers from skin cancer, new research suggests.

Are you hooked on fish oil yet? The natural wonder drug that is proven to treat a range of conditions

Are you hooked on fish oil yet The natural wonder drug proven to treat a range of conditions | UPDATED: 21:03 GMT, 28 July 2012 The experts reveal everything you need to know about the supplement that can fight heart disease, ease arthritis – and even stave off blindness.

Multiple sclerosis sufferers who take omega-3 fish oil supplements may be wasting their time

Multiple sclerosis sufferers who take omega-3 fish oil supplements may be wasting their time | UPDATED: 20:52 GMT, 16 April 2012 New research has suggested there is no benefit to multiple sclerosis sufferers who take omega-3 fish oil supplements to help prevent the disease causing further damage.

Young women could dramatically reduce risk of heart disease by eating oily fish

Eating oily fish once a week could reduce young women”s heart disease risk by 90 per cent “First study of this size to focus exclusively on women of child-bearing age” A study found those who have fish-rich diets could cut their risk of heart attack or stroke by 90 per cent Young women who regularly eat oily fish are less prone to heart disease say scientists. A groundbreaking study has found that a fish-rich diet could cut the risk of heart attack and stroke by 90 per cent. Traditionally findings have highlighted the health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, found in salmon, mackerel and sardines for men.